Diseases associated with E. coli In swine, diseases associated with pathogenic Escherichia coli (E. coli) mainly affect piglets in the neonatal and post-weaning periods. In newborn piglets, the E. coli involved are essentially enterotoxin-producing strains (STa, STb, and/or LT) and possessing colonization factors (particularly F4, F5, and/or F6). These E. coli are called enterotoxigenic E. […]


Dear Customers, We have just been notified by the distributor of the Thermo Scientifickit ™ Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae ELISA Kit (formerly Dako), that it will not be available until December 2020. We’ll keep you updated on developments when they’re in place. Meanwhile, so we can offer you three options: MFIA* M. hyopneumoniae test from Biovet MFIA* […]


RT-qPCR PRRSV tests are probably the most widely used PCR tests in swine medicine. However, due to its genetic diversity and constant evolution, the PRRSV poses major challenges in this regard. Our specialists explain some of the problems they have encountered recently: Please feel free to contact us for further information!


The detection and culling of animals “persistently infected” by the Bovine Viral Diarrhoea virus (BVD) (PI for “persistently infected”) constitute one of the cornerstones of the control of infections caused by this virus (BVDV). We have prepared a document for you with the screening procedures with their different phases, the different diagnostic tests offered, which […]


New real-time PCR tests for the detection of major infectious agents of the reproductive, respiratory and digestive systems are now available for horses at Biovet. Digestive profile PCR Lawsonia intracellularis, Clostridium perfringens, Clostridium difficile (A/B toxins), Neorickettsia risticii (Potomac Horse Fever), Rotavirus, Salmonella spp, Coronavirus SUBMITTING SAMPLES: Rectal swab or fecal sample (5-10 grams). Sample […]


As you may have heard, recent outbreaks of equine influenza have been reported in Quebec and Ontario. The virus strain involved seems particularly contagious. However, not all animals show clinical signs. It is important to quickly detect infected animals to make appropriate arrangements. Biovet offers a real-time PCR test to detect equine influenza A viruses. […]


Biovet is pleased to announce that the promotion for the FREE SRRP test with the MFIA M. hyopneumoniae test is extenteded until 15 August 2020. So when you ask for the MFIA M. hyopneumoniae test, we will use our MFIA PRRSV-M. hyopneumoniae test. You will be billed at the same price as the MFIA M. […]


Diagnosis: Anaplasmosis + Babesiosis + Ehrlichiose + Lyme User’s Guide and Interpretation Grid Our specialists have prepared a User’s Guide for the Diagnosis of Tick-Borne Diseases (TBD), as well as an Interpretation Grid. To learn in detail about diseases, clinical signs and which test to choose from the different diagnostic methods available, check out our […]


Biovet is pleased to announce several improvements to its companion animal histopathology service (including rabbits, hamsters and other pets). Two new anatomic pathologists are now collaborating with us: Philippe Labelle, DVM, DACVP (see resume) Anna Barthel, DVM, DACVP (see resume) New format report with photos Fast TRANSMITING RESULTS Biovet will issue test results within 3 to […]


Biovet as two new multiplex qPCR kits for dogs and cats that are now available. FAST – EASY – CONVENIENT – RELIABLE – Those kits have numerous advantages. Dermatophytes multiplex qPCR is design for the specific detection and identification of M. canis, Trichophyton spp and N. gypsea.   READ MORE… Protozoan parasites multiplex qPCR is […]

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